Monday, June 20, 2022
- The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has counted fifteen cases of monkeypox in Illinois this year.
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over the weekend finally recommended that children from six months up to five years old get vaccinated against COVID-19.
- Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders came to the Mississippi River town of Burlington in southeast Iowa bordering Illinois to show support for striking C-N-H Industrial workers.
In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn about the rollout of a new three-digit mental health crisis number, and, if states are prepared.
217 Today is produced by Farrah Anderson. Reporting today contributed by Alex Degman, Brian Moline, Jane Carlson and Carter Barrett.